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Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/ideological-echo-chambers-are-making-us-all-stupid ❖ American liberals just spent days raging at CNN for hosting a town hall with Donald Trump like it’s the worst thing CNN has ever done. CNN isn’t horrible because it “platformed” Trump, CNN is horrible because it’s

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/today-in-empire-war-machine-funded-war-games-facebook-censors-hersh-and-more ❖ There's a lot happening in the life of the empire, so we're doing another multi-story article to wrap it all up. Today we're discussing four stories:Facebook is censoring multiple articles by Seymour Hersh. Weapons industry-funded think tank helps

Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley):https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-word-presstitute-is-insulting-to-sex-workers ❖ Responding to a war caused by NATO expansion by expanding NATO.Fighting Russian authoritarianism by increasing censorship.Fighting Russian propaganda by increasing propaganda.Pursuing peace by rejecting diplomacy.Defending Europe from Russia by bombing European pipelines. ❖ Twitter has dropped its

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/elon-musks-twitter-is-still-us-state-affiliated-media ❖ A couple of months into Elon Musk's control of Twitter, it's fair to say that from an anti-censorship, pro-transparency perspective there have been a few positive results of the platform coming under new management. The revelations from the Twitter

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/musks-free-speech-moves-on-twitter-have-so-far-been-unimpressive ❖ When Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter was first announced this past April I said that the purchase likely wouldn't go through if the empire thought it posed a threat to its information interests. I said that any reduction of censorship

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-us-government-sees-silicon-valley-as-part-of-its-propaganda-machine ❖ The Biden administration is reportedly considering opening a national security review of Elon Musk's business ventures which could see the plutocrat's purchase of Twitter blocked by the White House, in part because Musk is perceived as having an "increasingly Russia-friendly

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/new-media-are-as-intertwined-with-imperial-power-as-old-media ❖ Alan MacLeod has a new article out with Mintpress News showing how most of the supposedly independent "fact-checking" organizations which Facebook has partnered with to police the information people are allowed to see on the platform about the war

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/silicon-valley-corporations-are-taking-control-of-history ❖ Twitter has imposed a weeklong suspension on the account of writer and political activist Danny Haiphong for a thread he made on the platform disputing the mainstream Tiananmen Square massacre narrative.The notification Haiphong received informed him that Twitter had

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/untitled❖Twitter has published what it calls a "crisis misinformation policy" announcing that it will be actively reducing the visibility of content found to be false which pertains to "situations of armed conflict, public health emergencies, and large-scale natural disasters."If